In Brazil, the story of the first great black artist, acclaimed since the 18th century

    Sublime. Ouro Preto. Perched on a cluster of slippery hills is a city of white, blue and gold, of sloping streets paved in large rough-edged stones, of fountains and churches, of rockeries, of Jesus and Mary. We’re in Brazil, in the state of Minas Gerais (‘the General Mines’), a five-hour drive from Rio … Continue reading In Brazil, the story of the first great black artist, acclaimed since the 18th century